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Hike Ventures will support portfolio companies' Asia expansion.
Patent Law Firm with machine learning.
Faster and cheaper than Labor intensive style.
An over-the-road and on-demand truckload marketplace.
Developing technology for the early detection of disease through the eye.
Developing the first end-to-end digital therapeutics for musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) care powered by artificial intelligence.
Help material recovery facilities to recover valuable recyclables with robots and AI.
Provide virtual assistant app to help techs do their work faster, with greater accuracy and with improved human capability.
Optimize workflow for radiologist.
Developing deep learning based techniques for microscopy data
Optimizing field scouting and herbicide application down to the species-level.
Predictive vehicle failures before they happen
Helps music labels and artists track their songs to collect royalties by providing real-time audit reports of streaming-play counts.
Founding partner of Hike Ventures. Prior to forming Hike, Miki was head of DeNA’s US investment arm. After being at the forefront of the Internet industry in Japan for fifteen years, he relocated to San Francisco 6 years ago. Prior to DeNA, Miki has held multiple leadership positions, including on the Board of Directors at Digital Garage, CEO at Open Network Lab, CTO/COO at Kakaku.com, and practice manager at Netscape. Miki holds an MBA from McGill University.
Founding partner of Hike Ventures. Prior to forming Hike, Take was managing director of Digital Garage’s investment vehicle DG Incubation, where he led the Hands-On team, helping portfolio companies grow through data analysis support and Japan market entry strategy. In addition, he was in charge of all of DG's seed to mid-stage investments in the US, India, and Asia.
Taka holds a BBA from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University.
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